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"This book contains four lectures given in the Colonial theatre, Boston, as a part of the university course, under the auspices of the Education committee of the Twentieth Century Club ... Parts of the fourth lecture once appeared in 'The Independent.'"
The realm of the commonplace.--Country and city.--The school of the future.--Evolution: the quest of truth